The city of Doha, with its many skyscrapers and private compounds can be difficult for tourists and newcomers to navigate. Therefore, guided tours can help you discover the best things to do in Doha and get more familiar with the Qatari capital city.
CityDiscovery organises different types of tours lasting from a few hours to overnight excursions. For instance, you can take a 4 hour tour that will show you Doha’s major attractions including The Pearl, the cultural village of Katara, the Equestrian Club, the Museum of Islamic Arts and the Souq Waqif.
If you are looking for an original kind of visit, a tour on a Dhow (traditional Qatari wooden sailboat) is one of the unmissable things to do in Doha. Citydiscovery offers several versions of these boat trips, including an excursion to the beautiful Al Safliya Island where you can swim, snorkel or sunbathe on spectacular beaches or a fishing cruise!
If you want a little rush of adrenaline, you also have the possibility to book tours of Doha by helicopter. It allows you to see the city in a different perspective and to gaze at Doha’s majestic skyline and see the city’s most iconic landmarks such as the Sidra Medical and Research Center, the district of West Bay Lagoon, the glamorous riviera-style artificial island of The Pearl-Qatar, the luxurious Zig Zag Tower as well as Katara Cultural village and all its traditional buildings.
Some tours of Doha set the focus on shopping and will take you to the city’s prestigious malls and their international designer shops, such as the luxurious Villagio Mall, an amazing and luxurious shopping centre in the shape of Little Venice. The tour also includes the City Center, Doha’s largest mall, the Lagoon Mall and the Old Market which is famous for its traditional handcrafts and souvenirs.